Honolulu, Hawaii Quiz
On the southeast coast of what Hawaiian island is Honolulu located?
- Honolulu's harbor was bypassed by Capt. James Cook when he explored the islands in 1778. William Brown, an English captain, explored it in 1794.
What palace located in Honolulu was built during the reign of Kamehameha III?
- 'Iolani Palace was the official residence of the Hawaiian Kingdom's last two monarchs: King Kalakaua, who built the Palace in 1882, and his sister and successor, Queen Lili`uokalani.
Although Hawaii does not have any professional sports teams, Honolulu hosts the annual NFL Pro Bowl in February at what stadium?
- Aloha Stadium is the largest sporting facility in Hawaii, with seats for 50,000 people.
Which of the following universities is not located in Honolulu?
What is the largest museum in Honolulu, with the largest collection of natural history specimen and cultural artifacts in Hawaii?
- Charles Reed Bishop founded the Bishop Museum in 1889 in honor of his late wife, Princess Bernice Pauahi Bishop, the last descendant of the royal Kamehameha family.
What beach in Honolulu is known as one of the best beaches in the world, with half of its two-mile stretch marked off for surfers?
- Waikiki Beach means "Sprouting Water" in Hawaiian.
The Japanese bombed what naval base in Honolulu in 1941?
- Pearl Harbor became a strategic naval base and a staging area for U.S. forces in the Pacific.
What aquarium in Honolulu is also a working marine biology laboratory?
What district of Honolulu is its most popular tourist destination, attracting millions of visitors each year?
- Waikiki is famous for its beach, Waikiki Beach, located on the Pacific Ocean near the famous Diamond Head crater.
What does Honolulu mean in the Hawaiian language?
- Honolulu is the capital of the state of Hawaii as well as the economic center and principal port of the Hawaiian Islands.